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John Woolman

John Woolman/October 30, 1720– October 7, 1772) was an American merchant, tailor, journalist, Quaker preacher, and early abolitionist during the colonial era. Based in Mount Holly, near Philadelphia, he traveled through the American frontier to preach Quaker beliefs, and advocate against slavery and the slave trade, cruelty to animals, economic injustices and oppression, and conscription. Beginning in 1755 with the outbreak of the French and Indian War, he urged... Read More

BornOctober 19, 1720
New Jersey, British America
DiedOctober 7, 1772 (aged 51)
York, Great Britain


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